Listening Den

Kronos Reference Phono Amplifier…after the review?!

  After the review was completed, the Kronos Reference Phono Amplifier was returned back to the manufacturer. I switched back to my reference phono stages from FM Acoustics and Vitus Audio Masterpiece. But, I felt something was a missed in my audio system’s sound presentation. I moved and repositioned my Gryphon Loudspeakers in the hope of getting something that I …

Sperling Audio L-1 Turntable from Germany has been making music in my den!

  Lately, I have taken some time to tune up this “Built like a German Tank” Turntable with the Franc Audio Ceramic Disc Footers (check out the photos at previous post). Those Franc Audio Footers brought down another notch of noise level therefore made this already impressive analogue transport into an ultra performer! The noise level is like the thickness …

Periodic Check Up on your turntable, tonearm and phono cartridge…A MUST?!

  “But I am lazy…it was set up nicely last time!” Those were the words hanging in my mind…but there were obvious sonic distortion from the current set up. ‘No Choice’…I got on my knees to check on the cartridge alignment…it was out by a millimeter (exaggeration). The tracking weight is out by 20% (lesser). Well, out with the tools …